Measure Title: RELATING TO NATIVE WILDLIFE.
Report Title: Environmental Disaster Responses; Wildlife Rehabilitation and Recovery
Description: Increases the environmental response, energy, and food security tax by an unspecified amount until June 30, 2015, and then by 2 cents per barrel on June 30, 2015, and deposits a specified amount of the increases into the wildlife recovery and rehabilitation special fund. Establishes the wildlife recovery and rehabilitation special fund to support the operations of a facility to respond to oil and fuel-related disasters affecting native wildlife in the State. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB988 HD1)

2/12/2013 H Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Cabanilla, Cheape, Cullen, Fale, Hanohano, Har, Oshiro, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Fukumoto, Johanson, McDermott voting no (3) and Representative(s) Belatti, Cachola, Coffman, Takai excused (4).

Headshot mcdermottContact: repmcdermott@capitol.hawaii.gov Excerpt from Capitol TV

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